Asia Pacific

MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and eventsĀ inĀ Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

Kaspersky Security Software: Will MSPs Choose Sides Amid International Pushback?

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Kaspersky’s MSP partnerships under pressure amid alleged, unproven Kaspersky-Russia government ties. Kaseya ends relationship. NTT mulls alternatives.

Australia Cybersecurity and Cyber Warfare Budget Grows

Australia Signals Directive (ASD) & Redspice budgeting seeks to enhance cyber warfare and information security capabilities.

Toyota Supplier Cyberattacks: Timeline and Recovery Updates

Toyota supply chain members Denso & Kojima Industries each suffered ransomware cyberattacks in February and March 2022. Here’s what happened.

Convergint Acquires Security Management Provider Prosys Services

Convergint acquires Prosys Services, a security management provider in Australia; Convergint gains video analytics & access control expertise.

IBM Security Operations Center (SOC): A Sign of Things to Come?

New IBM security operations center (SOC) in India may signal enhanced IBM commitment to security market. Part of CEO Arvind Krishna’s larger turnaround plan?

North Korea Hackers Gain $400 Million in Cryptocurrency Scams

Lazarus and other alleged hacker groups expand their focus on cryptocurrency cyberattacks. Here are 5 steps MSSPs can take to mitigate Lazarus attacks.

Celcom Acquires MSSP, IT Service Provider Bridgenet Solutions

Mobile operator Celcom Axiata Berhad acquires Bridgenet Solutions, an IT solutions provider & MSSP that offers cybersecurity & networking solutions.

ITOCHU Invests $31.5M In MSSP, MDR Security Provider SilverSky

SilverSky, an MDR (managed detection & response) security provider, plans MSSP expansion from United States to all of Asia Pacific (APAC).

MSSP Trustwave Sells PCI Compliance Business

Trustwave, an MSSP owned by Singtel, sells PCI compliance business to Sysnet for $80 million. Some Trustwave security assets tuck into Singtel.

MSSP Sells Security Software Business Unit to ArchTIS

Cipherpoint (CPT), an MSSP, sells Microsoft SharePoint security software business to ArchTIS. CPT doubles down on managed security services.